Angers' austere, mainly 12th- to 13th-century cathedral has a striking Norman porch and nave (mid-1100s); the latter's three convex...
Quartier de la Cité
One of the earliest examples of Angevin (Plantagenet) architecture in France, the Gothic Cathédrale St-Maurice is distinguished by its...
Musée des Beaux-Arts
Has a section on the history of Angers and a superior 17th- to 20th-century collection (mainly paintings) that ranges from French...
Grand Théâtre d’Angers
Hosts theatre, dance and music in an imposing neoclassical building (1871).
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Maison d'Adam information
Right behind Cathédrale St-Maurice stands the Maison d’Adam, one of the city’s best-preserved medieval houses (c 1500), which is decorated with a riot of carved, bawdy wooden sculptures. The Tree of Life, on the corner, was once flanked by Adam and Eve (another loved-up couple can be seen nearby).